By Joseph Ashkar and Connie Cherba

Most Dubuqueland residents would agree that our little part of the county offers a fantastic variety of outdoor activities for both adults and children alike. Although our grandsons Sam and Joe, ages nine and seven, live in San Diego with the Pacific Ocean, Sea World, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo just minutes from their home, the boys always look forward to spending part of their summer vacation in Dubuque, enjoying some of the same terrific adventures their mother loved when she was a girl.

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